London 2012: Ace Indian shooter Vijay Kumar bags silver medal

Friday, August 03, 2012
London: Ace marksman Vijay Kumar on Friday bagged a silver medal in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol.

The 25-year-old shooter finished with an average score of 9.767. Kumar has a score of 293 with 7 inner 10s in the first stage.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has congratulated him over this achievement. 

“I join the nation in congratulating shooter Vijay Kumar for winning the Olympic silver medal in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event,” Singh said in a statement issued to the press. 
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